Rose & Fitzgerald

Soapstone Candle - Guava + Mediterranean Fig

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• Vessel made of soapstone
• Crafted by artisans in Kenya
• USA-grown natural soy wax 
• Hand-poured by Craft + Foster in Southern California
• 3.25"W x 3"W
• 50 hours of burn time
Wash out and reuse after burnings

    Made completely by hand from a solid piece of marbled soapstone, this candle looks as beautiful as it smells. The scent, Guava & Mediterranean Fig, is pure perfection. Rain or shine, this warm and exotic fragrance brings the best of summer indoors with top notes of Fuji Apple, French Cassis, and Kaffir Lime Leaf, followed by the scents of Anjou Pear, Rio Red Grapefruit, and Sweet Valencia. Base notes of Mediterranean Fig, Guava Nectar, and Tahitian Passion Fruit tie this unique blend together, making for a bright and refreshing fragrance that can be enjoyed year-round. 

    Each candle vessel is individually crafted from start to finish by a group of hand-chiselers in a fair trade environment in the Tabaka Hills of Kenya. Once the vessel reaches California, each is hand-poured in Craft + Foster's San Diego studio using natural soy wax made from USA-grown soybeans and premium blends of essential and fragrance oils.

    Trim wick to 1/4 inch before every lighting. Keep candle wick centered and free of any foreign objects, including wick trimmings. Do not burn for more than 4 hours at a time and always burn on a level, fire-resistant surface. Never leave the candle burning unattended and discontinue use when 1/4 inch of wax remains.

    Rose & Fitzgerald is an art, design, and craft studio based in Kampala, Uganda, founded by a Californian couple, Courtney and Laren, who fell in love with the beauty of the indigenous materials and craftspeople they encountered in their adopted home of Africa. Rose & Fitzgerald believes the method in which each product is created is as important as the finished good itself, and that the provenance of the materials used is a crucial and meaningful part of the process. Each piece Rose & Fitzgerald produces is handmade by individual artisans using luxurious materials that have been sourced locally, such an Ankole horn, palm leaf, pure brass, Mugavu and Teak wood, leather, and organic cotton. Rose & Fitzgerald works with East Africa’s most extraordinary talents in techniques such as carpentry, hand chiseling and carving, sculpting, casting, metalworking, hand-looming, sewing and weaving—all techniques that have been passed down through generations.

    15-day hassle-free returns for U.S. customers
    Returns for store credit or your first exchange per eligible full price item* are always free. We are happy to provide you with one free return shipping label. Returns for refund and subsequent exchange orders are subject to a $6 per item shipping fee. You must initiate your return/exchange within 15 days of receiving your order. Discounted and sale items up to 40% off are eligible for exchange or store credit within 15 days of delivery.

    All returns and exchanges must be unworn, unwashed, unused, and in original condition with tags to be eligible for return. Refunds or exchanges will not be issued for returned items that have been used or show signs of visible wear.

    *Final sale items
    Furniture, lighting, oversized items (hampers and all rugs except bath mats), gift cards, all underwear bottoms, bodysuits and face masks (for hygienic reasons), sale items discounted 40% off or more, and orders outside the United States shipped through our shipping partners, Stackry, are all final sale. In some cases, products may have notes in bold at the top of the product description indicating they are final sale as well.

    International orders
    All international orders are final sale and must be shipping through Stackry. Any duties, taxes, import fees, or carrier brokerage fees incurred in the destination country are the recipient’s responsibility.

    Made Trade is a woman-owned, family-run company
    Every Made Trade order is 100% carbon neutral
    1% of every purchase donated to an environmental non-profit

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